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What does Azaria mean?

Azaria \a-za-ria\ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Azaria) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Azaria is "helped by God". From the male biblical name Azariah. Used occasionally in England from the 17th century, probably in honor of the biblical prophet who recalled King Asa to a proper observance of religion. The name is borne by a number of minor male characters in the Bible. The -a ending makes it suitable for a girl's name in the modern English-speaking world.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Azalia.


Variations

Azaria has 1 masculine form: Azariah.


Popularity

Azaria is an uncommonly occurring first name for women and an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Azaria for girls. Azaria was first listed in 2005 and reached its top rank of #873 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #927. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Azaria name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Azaria outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Azaria and associated names. Azariah (#954 in 2014) is the only other popular alternative form of Azaria (#927 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2012 and are almost as popular today. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Azaria, Azariah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Azaria and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Azaria is alike in pronunciation to Azora and Ozara. Other recommended similar baby names are Azania, Azra and Azura. Like Azaria, these names are not frequently used.

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